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Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

in Historic, Art, Museum

The 10,000-piece permanent collection at Memphis Brooks Museum of Art includes art from antiquity to present. The museum also features special exhibitions that are on display for several months. Wednesdays at the Brooks are FREE! 10 AM - 8 - PM. Cafe Brooks by Paradox, located inside the museum, is open when the museum is open. The museum is located in the heart of Midtown.

1934 Poplar Ave.
Memphis, Tennessee 38104
United States

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Memphis Area Assoc. Govt. (MAAG)

in Historic, Heritage, Crafts, Main Street, Neighborhood

West TN "Day Trippin'" is worth the drive to find quaint special places off the beaten path. MAAG provides support to these towns that they may continue to survive and thrive in the beautiful rural areas of West TN. Take a day trip up Hwy. 51 and take in the towns of Millington, Covington, or Ripley. See the old town squares that still provides the center of the town. Breeze out Hwy. 57 through Collierville (outstanding town sq.) and on to La Grange where National Birddog Champs are crowned.

8289 Cordova Rd.
Suite 103
Memphis, Tennessee 38016
United States

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901.729.2871
Fax: 901.729.4107

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Slave Haven Museum

in Museum, Historic, Heritage

Slave Haven, also known as The Burkle Estate, was a part of the Underground Railroad that helped runaway slaves escape as they sought freedom from slavery. The museum is staffed with knowledgeable individuals who can relate the story of the Underground Railroad and provide documents and artifacts handed down over the years. Climb down into the cellar and see the trap door that was used.

826 N. 2nd St.
Memphis, Tennessee 38107
United States

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Graceland

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Graceland Mansion offers a unique glimpse into the personal life of Elvis Presley. Located on Elvis's 14-acre estate, the mansion features exhibits of authentic clothing, artifacts, personal mementos, an amazing display of Elvis's gold and platinum awards and much more. The mansion tour includes Elvis's living room, TV room, pool room, the famous "jungle" room, trophy building and lots more.

3717 Elvis Presley Blvd.
Memphis, Tennessee 38116
United States

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National Civil Rights Museum

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The National Civil Rights Museum is the site of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, TN where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968. The museum averages over 200,000 visitors annually. Collections, exhibits,and educational programs showing key episodes of the American civil rights movement are featured in the Museum. Be sure to check out the museum gift store located on South Main.

450 Mulberry St
Tennessee 38103
United States

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ROCKaBilly Rides

in Sightseeing, Historic

What better way to experience the sights and sounds of Memphis than with 2 tour operators who live & breathe Memphis music every day! 4 tours are available. Red, Hot, and Blue Tour is all about Elvis. Memphis Historic 101, Million $ Quartet, and Beale St.Walking Tour are also available. Enjoy tours in a 1955 Chevy BelAir, 1959 Ford Skyliner, or 1955 Plymouth Belvedere. Contact us at rockabillyrides.com or 901 .264.0819.

2nd & Beale
Memphis, Tennessee 38103
United States

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National Civil Rights Museum

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The National Civil Rights Museum is the site of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, TN where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968. The museum averages over 200,000 visitors annually. Collections, exhibits,and educational programs showing key episodes of the American civil rights movement are featured in the Museum. The museum has been updated and renovated over the years to improve the experience of visitors. Be sure to check out our Museum Gift Store located on South Main

450 Mulberry Street
Memphis, Tennessee 38103-4214
United States

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901 521-9699
Fax: 901 527-1229

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W. C. Handy Museum

in Museum, Historic, Heritage

W.C. Handy is "The Father of the Blues." The museum presents interesting historical facts and articles. The first song recorded by W.C. Handy became known as "The Memphis Blues" and was played all of the country and universe. The knowledgeable staff can give you the history and culture behind the rise of W.C. Handy as the famous Blues Man of Memphis. This is a must see!

352 Beale Street
Memphis, Tennessee 38103
United States

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Blues Hall of Fame

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New to the Bluff City is the Blues Hall of Fame, recognizing the musicians who made blues music what it is today. Blues music has been an integral part of the city of Memphis from the beginning. Famous artists got their start right here in Memphis, and it is only fitting that the Hall of Fame be located in the Bluff City. Come for the experience, education, and enjoyment of the Blues Hall of Fame.

421 South Main
Memphis, Tennessee 38103
United States

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Rock N Soul Museum

in Music, Museum, Historic

Tour at your own pace as your MP3 gallery guide introduces you to one-of-a-kind music artifacts, never-before-heard Smithsonian Institution interviews, and a vast venue of music for you to enjoy. In addition to great music, you'll learn about the historic social changes that led to the development of Rock 'n Roll - the music that changed Memphis, the nation and the world.

191 Beale St.
Memphis, Tennessee 38103
United States

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